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#EdoDecides: Voters Shun Social Distancing At Poll – ECES



The European Centre for Electoral Support, on Saturday said voters in Ologbosere primary school, ward 4 with 40 units and other polling units they visited were not observing the COVID-19 guidelines as stipulated in the INEC policy.

The deputy project coordinator, Wilson Manji, said although the voters were all wearing face masks but they did not maintain social distancing.

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“So far the election is going smoothly and calm. We are at Ologbosere primary in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state.

“So far everything is peaceful and calm here. Just that the INEC staff just arrived at about 10a.m. and accreditation and voting started at about 10.30a.m. instead of 8.30a.m,” he said.

According to him, the polling officers came with hand sanitisers and thermometers to check the temperature of every voter.

Credit: NAN

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